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Barbed Wire Christmas: Holidays and Incarcerated Japanese Americans

by Andrew Dunn

Like many Americans, the Tamura family enjoyed holidays. They looked forward to sitting around a large wooden table together and eating the food their family had happily made for generations. 2,158 more words

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Liberty Counsel: Newt Gingrich Q&A- Why Do You Admire Theodore Roosevelt?

Source: Liberty Counsel: Newt Gingrich Q&A- Why Do You Admire Theodore Roosevelt?

A lot of members of the Tea Party, sound like Libertarians on economic policy, even if they are Big Government Republicans when it comes to social policy and would like to outlaw a lot of personal activities including what people do in their own homes and privacy. 264 more words



It has become phenomenally difficult to retain any level of optimism regarding African politics these days. It’s as if the new wave of cynicism is overshadowing anything positive taking place including an event which at any other time in history would have been cause for enormous celebration throughout the continent. 842 more words

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FDR's World War II Thanksgiving Proclamation

President Franklin Roosevelt

134 – Proclamation 2571—Thanksgiving Day  November 26, 1942

By the President of the United States of America
A Proclamation It is a good thing to give thanks unto the Lord.” Across the uncertain ways of space and time our hearts echo those words, for the days are with us again when, at the gathering of the harvest, we solemnly express our dependence upon Almighty God. 396 more words